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of regulations. higher education is turning to the web to gain revenue. as colleges look for new ways to make money -- some -- such as san jose state university -- have added online courses -- to attract students. at for-profit institutions such as university of phoenix -- students obtain their degree on the internet. now -- many colleges and universities with physical campuses are trying out the web model. the education sector has struggled to add revenue throughout the recession. cordelia maloney -- of the unversity of illinois at chicago, says the online model could take off if universities find a way to do it right. "i think what people are really struggling to do right now is figuring out how to make it work. how to offer a very high quality education at a resonable price. and do it in a way that is engaging for students so that you don't have situations where students get into these things spend money on it -- and then discover they can't complete it." maloney says nearly a third of all students 25 and older are taking classes online. americans are spending more money to spruce up their
. the new effort to offer higher education to more people. >> it's like a at farmers, we make you smarter about insurance. because what you don't know can hurt you. what if you didn't know that boxes by the curb... make you a target for thieves? or that dog bites account for a third of all home liability claims? what if you didn't know that one in seven drivers is uninsured? and that grease fires have to be smothered? the more you know, the better you can plan for whats ahead. get smarter about your insurance. ♪ we are farmers bum - pa - dum, bum - bum - bum - bum ♪ >>> the veteran police officer chosen to be interim chief says he doesn't want the job long term. matt keller is live where we're getting the new insight of what's next. >> reporter: the new interim chief spoke to us and said he's not a long term solution. >> reporter: the title fits the resume. larry esquivel has served 20 years most recently deputy chief before he was named interim chief. >> it was a bit of a surprise. >> reporter: esquivel says he hopes to continue some of the same policies and efforts made by moore and
capital." the government plans to pour $250 billion a year into education. while the country's labor market is a skilled manufacturing force, its looking to raise the stakes for its middle class, which has been steadily growing. reports say corporations like ibm, intel and general motors are eager to hire graduates from china. competing against big box stores can be a david-versus- goliath experience for small retailers. 30 years ago, hardware chains and independents split sales 50/50. now, chains dominate. as paul eggers reports, it's making survival tough for the little guys. "gracias. que paso malala" jesus davila's hardware store, "la brocha gorda," has been a neighborhood fixture for some time, operating in a mostly mexican community on chicago's south side. "the shop has been open for 30 years already. it's been open since 1985. yolo que paso como estas" customers are still coming in, but davila plans to shut the doors in just a couple weeks. after making countless keys and helping out on hundreds of jobs, he's had enough. "let me tell you, i can do it, but i'm tired already."
. that's down 255,000 from one year ago. construction, information technology, education and health services were the biggest. take a look at what's happening in the bay area, all nine counts have unemployment rates lower than the state average. it's the lowest at 5.5%. san francisco at 6.5%. and santa clara at 7.5. it's the highest at 9.3%. >>> solid earnings from dow components, general electric and morgan stanley helped stocks end higher. dow gained 53 points today. nasdaq lost 1. the dow and s&p 500 are sitting at five year highs. here's the course of the dow over the five year period from january of 2008 until now. stocks that finished higher three weeks running. >>> this could be one of the worst flu seasons in several years. the good and the bad about this year's vaccine. >> too much work to be done. >> fans catch the 49ers last practice before heading to atlanta. why time is an ally for their star quarter back >> the bay area is in the clear tonight. the warmest day of the holiday weekend and when shower chances resurface on the five day forecast [ crickets chirping ] [ tra
has never been more devoted to helping battle obesity and educate consumers. >>> facebook is holding a top secret event tomorrow that has many people the the tech community guessing what it's all about. the only clue about the mysterious event came in a media invitation, which teases quote come see what we're building. some guesses include the debut of a facebook smartphone, or are a new search service that combines friends' recommendations with information from around the web. the event begins at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. >>> apple's stock today slipped below $500 for the first time in nearly a year. the stock dropped more than $18 to $501.75. this came as apple reportedly cut orders for parts for its iphone 5 due to weak demand. according to one report, apple has asked several suppliers to cut their supply orders by half. they have been losing ground to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, m
to the the slain leader. ktvu news. >>> a new report from the u.s. department of education shows the high school education rate in the united states is the highest in almost 40 years. 78% of students are finishing on time. that's the best number since 1976. but 20% are not able to finish high school in four years. in california 405,000 students graduated in 2010 and almost 93,000 dropped out. the california drop out rate of 5% is higher than the national average. >>> sacramento mayor kevin johnson has one last chance to keep the sacramento kings from leaving town. the nba has confirmed that the maloof brothers have agreed to sell the kings to a seattle based investment group. sacramento has just a couple of months to make a counter offer before the nba meeting and signs off on the deal. they also plan to reinstate seattle super sonics. >>> we've been hanging on to the house i guess for probably going on two years now wanting to sell. >> a big shift in the bay area real estate there is no mass produced human. so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of i
brown spoke to the u.c. region about how expanding online education could open up a world of opportunities to traditionally under served communities. >> for millions life chances are very different and they don't lead to getting to a post dock program. i mean people worry about, you know, getting foot on the table, worrying about gun fire, or outside the house. >> the governor's proposed new budget includes about 37 million dollars for california's public colleges, to develop online courses. >>> veteran stage, film and television actor conrad bain is being remembered as a quick study who could play any role. >> kids. we have a guest. [ laughter ] >> this is my harmonious family. my daughter kimberly, my sons willis and arnold. >> he played the father mr. drummond on the sitcom different strokes. his daughter says he died monday of natural causes at his home in livermore. he was 89. >>> looks like it may be time to break up the 415. one of the bay area's widest used area codes is running out of available numbers. rob ross looks at two possible solutions, and the three-digit
education to better prepare themselves for college. >>> google has dropped the controversial make me asian app following pressure from protesters and others. the app allows the user to alter photos to make a person look a certain ethnicity or fat. >>> beef patties have been recalled because they contain horse meat and were not labeled as such. the horse meat came from an unnamed european country. >>> in honduras, authorities confiscated a shipment of drugs. >>> in australia, check this out, two men have a really big fish story to tell. they have a close encounter with a great white shark, a very big great white shark. the shark swam around and around their small boat for about 40 minutesful during that time he said they were reminded of the movie jaws. >> looks like the shark was almost as big as that boat. >>> why the popularity [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folger
are giving educational walking tours with the sea lions through monday. >>> where is on the road and it's not the start that we're hoping for. >> you go to san antonio you go there for one thing, to lose. now let's see, the last time golden state won a game in san antonio was valentine's day 1987. and the spurs own the best home record in the nba. so you say there's a chance? well spurs led by just one at halftime. then crews delayed the second half by 15 minutes to fix this basket and the coyote even tried to help. but finally, warriors tie it when clay thompson hit this jumper. it's 82-82. thompson scored 21. warriors lose the 28th straight game. tony parker scores two of his 25 right there. spurs win 85-88. spurs have lost five of their last six. >>> sixth ranked stanford women lost their two home games. 75-49. both teams 4-1 in the top pac12 conference. >>> the last thing the 49ers needed was a distraction before sunday's nfc championship game. but when police start investigating their top receiver michael crabtree about sexual assault allegations then new question about focus and
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